Celebrating The Feast Of St. Joseph At Home- March 19

Happy feast of St. Joseph! I wanted to share with you our celebration for St. Joseph's feast day last year, but our desktop computer crashed, and I haven't yet been able to retrieve some of my pictures. (gasp!). So I don't have all of my pictures to show you, and I was going to skip posting about it all together, but it turns out my mom had taken a picture of the cake I made. :-) So here you … [Read more...]

St. Joseph Novena with Free Download!

Here's a novena for St. Joseph that's fun and interactive to do with kids! The best part is, it's free to download and print all the pieces you need! I didn't grow up praying novenas, and the word "novena" used to scare me- because I didn't understand the concept, and it felt complicated. Let me let you in on a little secret. It's not complicated. A novena is simply a prayer that you pray 9 … [Read more...]

St. Joseph Free Printable Coloring Book!

Holy Heroes has an entire coloring book of St. Joseph's life available to print for free! These are really beautifully drawn coloring pages, too! There are actually 17 coloring sheets in this download, and they're all drawn by formerly Disney animators. Remember that St. Joseph's feast day is on March 19, but the whole month of March is actually dedicated to St. Joseph, so you can color these … [Read more...]

St. Joseph Feast Day Celebration Ideas for your Home

St. Joseph's feast day is coming up on March 19, and it's actually a solemnity, which is a little higher ranking than a feast day. In other words- it's a fun and important day! :-) There are a lot of ways to celebrate the solemnity of St. Joseph at home. Last year, we made a St. Joseph altar for the first time, and it was a ton of fun! We're totally making another one this year, and I'll be … [Read more...]

St. Joseph Altar For Beginners

I have a confession to make. Before this year, I didn't even really know what a St. Joseph Altar was. And I've never seen one in real life, nor had my own. (Part of me starting this blog was to encourage my own self to get more into the "Catholic Stuff" ;-) So I'm typing this post for beginners like me! Here's our completed altar: What's with the weird "stair shape"? Well, St. Joseph … [Read more...]

St. Joseph’s Altar Ideas

We're preparing our St. Joseph's Altar for tomorrow, and we've been working on something I'd like to share! Traditionally on St. Joseph's Altar, there are symbolic pastries made in the shapes of crosses, ladders, staffs, sandals, doves, flowers, fish, and more! They're decorated with dry fig, and are not always eatable. Here is an example of the 'real thing' (You can find a recipe … [Read more...]

St. Joseph’s Feast Day Fun!

We covered the tradition of having a St. Joseph's altar, but today lets look at some other fun things we can do to celebrate St. Joseph's feast day! I love this printable St. Joseph paper doll from Paper Dali! Be sure to download it from her site :-) Isn't this gingerbread St. Joseph's tool box amazing?! Check it out over on Catholic Cuisine. Jessica at Shower of Roses made an … [Read more...]

Making St. Joseph’s Altar at Home

St. Joseph's feast day is coming up on March 19. To learn about St. Joseph altars, you have to check out The Virtual St. Joseph Altar! It's run by Evann of Homeschool Goodies, and she's got some amazing resources compiled- pretty much everything you need to know about celebrating St. Joseph's feast day! Evann at the Virtual St. Joseph Altar is hosting the first St. Joseph Altar blog fest on … [Read more...]